Friday, December 02nd, 2022 |العربية
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Civics

I hurried to my room and wrote a letter to Mr. Staub, the treasurer at the university’s Board of Trustees in New York, telling him what had happened with Mr. Dodge in Chicago. I begged him to send the dirhams quickly because my pouch of dirhams was running out, writing ‘Urgent’ on the back of...

Overview Having sensed among Lebanese youth a lack of both exposure to the business world and entrepreneurial know-how, a group of business leaders stepped in to help disseminate business and entrepreneurial literacy to youths aged 7 to 18, with primary focus on those aged 15 and above, through...

Passenger traffic (arrivals, departures and transit) at the Rafic Hariri International Airport increased by 20.2% in April 2015 compared to the previous month and by 10.3% compared to the same period last year. Compared to April 2014, arrivals registered an increase of 8.4% in April this year;...

Elias Sarkis was voted President of the Republic under exceptional circumstances. The election session was held at Parliament’s temporary headquarters at the Mansour Palace in Mathaf. Shells and rockets were launched by members affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Organization at the palace...

The presidential vacuum remains to be solved; former Minister Michel Samaha appears before Military Court; enforcement of new Traffic Law begins; first shipment of Saudi-funded French weapons arrives in Beirut; Hezbollah and the Future Movement reciprocate hostile statements yet proceed with their...

Once a tranquil Baalbecki town, the outskirts of Nahle have turned into a front line of confrontation with the terrorist groups on the Syrian side. The town is popular for its natural scenery and water wells.

The Nahles are a medium-sized Lebanese family. Most of its members are Shia’a; a minority is Sunni and a limited number is Maronite. The Nahles are mainly present in South Lebanon, in particular Tibeh and Nabatieh, as well as in the north (Deir Emar) and Beirut.

Myth: Everyone has probably heard that eating carrots is good for one’s eyes, but is there any actual truth to this commonly held belief?

We had to eat both heaps of sandwiches and drink the entire pitchers. Milady would then told us to go to school. Afterwards, she would sit at the table to have her breakfast. She would not eat with us but keep watch instead. I would keep her company for a while and listen as she recounted the cruel...

Overview Designed initially to improve the economic standing and quality of life of American communities through the construction of affordable housing, the CHF - Cooperative Housing Foundation- gradually took its operations outside the US and expanded its portfolio of programs. From a housing...